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Reviewing thrift stores in Chico

Kendall George // November 10, 2017

Chico State students trying to live on a budget need to check out the world of thrift stores. They offer used or clearance clothes, furniture, books and more for a discounted price, saving students some...

Basket of delicious groceries. Photo credit: Jessica Johnson

Grocery shopping tips for broke Chico State students.

Danielle Cortes // October 3, 2017

Who says you have to eat a 20 cent package of ramen noodles or drink a seven dollar bottle of Burnett's every weekend? Well, this is college. We understand that sometimes it's necessary.Good news, however....

A participant at the Boutique Crawl 2015 courtesy of Susan Reed, owner of Bootleg.

The resale fashion frenzy

Anna Porretta // November 4, 2016

Our culture is wasteful. Our carbon footprints grow every year with each disposable water bottle, each new car and with each new pair of shoes.On Nov. 4, four resale boutiques will throw their 4th annual...

Getting money’s worth at grocery store

Matt Murphy // February 24, 2014

One of a college student's largest expenses is at the grocery store. Everyone in college is strapped for cash, but that doesn't mean that a student's shopping cart has to be full of ramen noodles. I hear...

Tips for shopping in downtown Chico

Kayla Smith // September 28, 2013

As you make your way around downtown Chico searching for fall fashion staples you will see a myriad of windows displaying similar chic crop tops and fancy frocks. But how do Chico boutiques really stack...

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